I know it’s a bit early but today I put up my outside Christmas lights. I try to put them up on a nice-ish day in late October or early November, but usually don’t turn them on until December. I don’t know why I consider it such a victory when they’re done; maybe it’s my irrational fear of climbing ladders. (Given…
The thing about puppies is that it sometimes takes a while til they learn their boundaries. I’m fortunate that I live off the road and Charlie can wander the yard (somewhat) freely. My parents live close to the road so he has a rope on the clothes line which allows him to stay outside on his own.
A while I ago I saw the Pioneer Woman’s recipe for Olive Cheese Bread pass through my Facebook newsfeed and thought it would be a worthwhile attempt. So this afternoon, I got myself and the ingredients together, sort of. I didn’t have French bread, but I had a baguette. (That’s a type of French bread, so it counts, right?). I…
With two family birthdays coming up I’ve been knitting away on socks. One is a travel project; one stays at home. I’m half done on each but I’m still two socks short of making them whole and a long way from meeting either deadline.
After months of being “almost done” I finally settled in and finished the afterthought heels on my Rainbow socks:
And best of all – it’s my first Christmas gift done (only 6 months to the big day – Yikes!)
Pattern: Sock Recipe
Yarn: Knit Picks Felici Rainbow (new Felici colours are now available – Yay!)
Needles: 2.25 mm Knit Picks Nickel Plated DPNs
I’m continuing to work on my Sock Yarn Blanket. It envelopes my lap as I knit. Two more rows done. 🙂